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Dog owned by Massachusetts family wins AKC Humane Fund award

Dec. 04, 2021 10:02 AM EST

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A dog owned by a Massachusetts family has been named one of five recipients of this year's AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence. The winners of the awards for hard-working dogs that have significantly improved the lives of their owners...

Boston man convicted of murder in botched drug robbery

Nov. 20, 2021 13:23 PM EST

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Boston man charged with fatally shooting another man during a botched drug robbery in Attleboro in 2017 has been convicted by a jury of first-degree murder. Jaquan Cohen, 30, was found guilty on Friday in Fall River Superior Court of killing...

Massachusetts officer facing OUI charge placed on leave

Nov. 15, 2021 14:11 PM EST

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he was charged with drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident that left a woman injured. Norton Officer Joshua Archer, 31, was scheduled to be arraigned Monday...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Oct. 22, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. October 21, 2021. Editorial: Absentee ballots a step forward for CT Among the many changes COVID-19 brought to Connecticut was an upending of traditional voting practices. With fears of contracting a deadly disease serving...